GT defeated LSG by seven runs with brilliant bowling efforts from Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma in the death overs. GT posted 135/6 in 20 overs with Hardik Pandya's 50-ball 66, and Wriddhiman Saha scored a brilliant 47 off 37 balls. Among LSG bowlers, Krunal Pandya and Marcus Stoinis took two wickets with the ball each.
Lucknow Super Giants looked very comfortable chasing down this target (136) as they were 105/1 after 14 overs with a fifty from skipper KL Rahul as well but ended up choking this game as they managed to post only 128/7 in 20 overs as all other batters from number four position failed to reach even double figure mark.
Numbers and stats from LSG vs GT game:
3 - GT has won all three out of three matches against LSG in the IPL overall.
4 - Mohit Sharma has won the Player of the Match award for fourth the time in IPL.
Instances of Mohit Sharma winning Player of the Match in IPL:
4/14 vs MI in Dubai, 2014
2/24 vs KKR in Punjab, 2017
2/18 vs PBKS in Punjab, 2023
2/17 vs LSG in Lucknow, 2023
Players with two Man of the Match award for GT in the IPL:
37 - KL Rahul has 37 fifty-plus scores in IPL overall.
Most fifty-plus scores by an Indian batsman in IPL:
Virat Kohli - 53
Shikhar Dhawan - 51
Rohit Sharma - 42
Suresh Raina - 40
KL Rahul - 37
Gautam Gambhir - 36
111.47 - KL Rahul has scored 68 runs off 61 balls at a strike rate of 111.47.
Lowest strike rate by a batsman in an IPL inning among those who faced a minimum 60 balls:
JP Duminy - 93.65 vs PBKS in Durban, 2009
Aaron Finch - 109.67 vs MI in Hyderabad, 2014
KL Rahul - 111.47 vs GT in Lucknow, 2023
135 - GT defended 135/6 in the match.
Lowest total defended by GT in the IPL:
135/6 vs LSG in Lucknow, 2023
144/4 vs LSG in Pune, 2022
156/9 vs KKR in Navi Mumbai, 2022
135 is the lowest total defended in the IPL 2023 season so far.
170 - Amit Mishra has picked 170 wickets in IPL overall.
Most wickets in the IPL:
Dwayne Bravo - 183
Yuzvendra Chahal - 177
Lasith Malinga/ Amit Mishra - 170
197 - KL Rahul has completed 7000 runs in T20 cricket from just 197 innings.
Fastest to complete 7000 runs in T20s by innings batted:
Babar Azam - 187
Chris Gayle - 192
KL Rahul - 197